• Waterproof to a depth of 3 metres
• 6.60 cm wide-screen LCD rotates 285°
• Record bright Full-HD movies and 14MP photos
• 5x Optical Zoom and Active E.I.S (Electrical Image Stabiliser)
• iA (Intelligent Auto), advanced editing and easy uploading
Hit the great outdoors and document your adventures with this waterproof, vertical camcorder. Simple controls and a rotating screen make it easy to shoot video and stills with just one hand; while a host of advanced editing features lets you make the most of your footage.
This camcorder lets you experiment with shots underwater, out in the rain, or even in the snow. With a waterproof design that allows for submersion up to three metres in the ocean or a pool, the HX-WA2 camcorder can take you from playing with the kids in the backyard to snorkelling on a beautiful coral reef without a missing a beat.
Sudden video and photo opportunities are easy to capture, thanks to a new design that makes single-handed shooting a breeze. The HX-WA2’s vertical grip is easy to hold, while the twin-shutter system and joystick menu control let you do everything with one hand. This vertical full high definition camcorder also features a rotating 6.60 cm wide-screen LCD monitor that allows the brightness to be adjusted in seven levels.
The HX-WA2 shoots Full-HD (1920 x 1080) movies, so you can save your memories in stunning image quality and watch them on a large-screen TV. Even still images are captured in brilliant 14 megapixel high resolution, making this camcorder a very versatile choice.
In addition to a 5x Optical Zoom, the new high-quality image engine of the HX-WA2 camcorder lets you shoot videos with a maximum 15x Intelligent Zoom* without affecting image quality. Active E.I.S. (Electrical Image Stabiliser) enables handheld zooming without blurring, giving you a more flexible video and still image shooting range.
This powerful function senses the shooting conditions and automatically changes the settings to deliver optimal results. With both motion and still images, iA makes it easy to capture beautiful, well-focused images. You can also add more fun to your shoots by using the camcorder’s creative features such as Panorama Mode, where you simply pan the camera up, down, left or right to capture vertical and horizontal panoramic images. High Speed Reverse Consecutive Shooting creates a series of consecutive still images at the press of a button; and Burst Shooting*** captures up to 10 consecutive fast motion images.
The HX-WA2 camcorder records in MPEG-4 AVC file format (MP4) for easy file transfers and it includes HD Writer VE 2.0 Software, so you can upload to social networking platforms - such as YouTube™ and Facebook™ - in an instant****. You can also record videos using iFrame, ideal for both Mac and PC users. Other Convenient connectivity features include a memory card slot***** and a mini HDMI****** port allowing playback from your Full HD TV.
*Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX. This does not guarantee no destruction, no malfunctioning, or waterproofing in all conditions.
** When using the 15x Zoom, switching is required by pressing the Double Range Zoom button. When the Active E.I.S. is turned on, the zoom is 12x. When shooting photos, the maximum zoom is 5x.
***When using Burst Shooting, images are captured at 3 megapixels.
****YouTube and the YouTube logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Google Inc. Facebook is a registered trademark or trademark of Facebook, Inc. Mac is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
*****Compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC memory cards.
******Mini HDMI cable is not included.